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Promotions and Appointments

September 18, 2017

Please join us in congratulating the following Africana Studies faculty members and Center for Africana Studies faculty affiliates who received promotions and appointments effective July 1.

Wendell Pritchett, Presidential Professor of Law and Education, named 30th Provost of the University of Pennsylvania

Heather Sharkey, promoted to Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, School of Arts and Sciences 

Salamishah Tillet, Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies, named Robert S. Blank Presidential Associate Professor in English, School of Arts and Sciences 

Marybeth Gasman, Professor of Graduate Education, named Judy and Howard Berkowitz Professor of Education, Higher Education Division, Graduate School of Education

Gregory Bisson, promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine

J. Margo Brooks Carthon, promoted to Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

Kenneth Shropshire, appointed Professor Emeritus, Wharton School